NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The FDNY said three people have been injured, one seriously, in a smoky fire at a high rise in Lower Manhattan.
The fire broke out around 10:15 a.m. Tuesday in a 12th floor machinery room in a skyscraper at 30 Broad Street near Exchange Place. The Fire Department said it had knocked down a lot of the fire by 11 a.m. It had 26 units and 84 firefighters at the scene.READ MORE: NYC 'Strongly Recommends' Masks In Public Indoor Spaces, As Omicron Variant Reaches North America
Officials are warning people in the area to expect smoke and traffic delays, avoid smoke exposure and close windows.READ MORE: New Jersey Officials Monitoring Omicron Variant, But Say Delta Is Still A Concern As Travel Picks Up
The patient who was seriously injured suffered burns.MORE NEWS: NYPD Arrests Joseph Martinez Of New Rochelle In 1999 Killing Of Bronx 13-Year-Old Minerliz Soriano
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